Ken Levy, the product planner/marketer, for my group blogged about a bunch of us joining the group. Mary Jo Foley (of Microsoft Watch fame) then wrote an article based on Ken's blog. This is a perfect example of what Paul Graham was talking about in his article on Corporate PR which I've linked to before. It's all just one big echo chamber. At least Ms. Foley demonstrates her integrity by clearly providing the provenance of her data.
Lately life has changed a lot. The first massive, huge, enormous, life altering change is that I'm now a daddy. More proof that there should be licenses or something required before becoming a parent. It's been several weeks since my daughter was born and life will, of course, never be like it was before but at least I can sleep for more than 20 minutes at a time. In case having a new child wasn't enough Marina and I bought a new house a few weeks ago. And, just to finish up the trifecta of stress, I quit BEA and went to work for Satan er I mean the Borg oops I mean the Dark Side, damn, no, I mean Microsoft. Let us hope the loving care I give to my daughter is enough to reclaim my immortal soul (again).